Lt. General (Ret.) Thomas P. Bostick


Army Lieutenant General (Retired) Thomas P. Bostick serves as the CEO of Bostick Global Strategies. Previously, he held roles as Chief Operating Officer and President, Intrexon Bioengineering at Intrexon Corporation. Gen. Bostick also served as the 53rd Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Additionally, he serves on the Boards of CSX Corp., Perma Fix, and several private company boards including Fidelity Investments’ Equity and High Income Fund, Allonnia, and HireVue. He is a Forbes Contributor and author of the book Winning After Losing, Building Resilient Teams.

During his military service, Gen. Bostick served as the senior watch officer in the National Military Command Center during 9/11, deployed with the division in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and commanded the Gulf Region Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, overseeing an $18B construction program. He also served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel and as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command, among other roles. 

He was recognized as a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and is a member of the Hall of Fame of the George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science. Gen. Bostick previously served as an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at West Point and was a White House Fellow, working as a special assistant to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

He is a 1978 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and holds Master of Science Degrees in both Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, an MBA from Oxford University, and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the George Washington University School of Science and Engineering, where he delivered the 2023 Commencement address. Gen. Bostick is a member of the boards of American Corporate Partners and Resilient Cities Catalyst. He is a licensed professional engineer and a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Construction.